Tag Archive: cartoon character design

Jun 02

Captain Sandy from Below Deck Mediterranean Superhero Branding

I got the pleasure of meeting and working with Captain Sandy, who I met as an experienced professional Yacht Captain (27 years experienced) of the 154 foot super-yacht Sirocco. Later when Bravo’s “Below Deck Mediterranean” television show aired, I discovered she was also a reality television celebrity.     Captain Sandy is in the process …

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Apr 21

What to Consider Before Hiring a Cartoonist – Pg 1

Not all cartoonist work is created equal. There are many different styles of cartooning to consider and not all cartoonists have the skills to create different styles from their own. Recently I was told “I want something like this but I want it better” and he showed me a cartoon map of sorts that was …

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Apr 21

What to Consider Before Hiring a Cartoonist – Pg 2

Don’t Expect Free Sketches Some artists may offer to provide sketches, but bear in mind that the reason usually falls into one of two categories; one is that they do not have full-time work on their desk from other clients and are desperate for work, or two is that they are just inexperienced. Most professional …

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Apr 21

What to Consider Before Hiring a Cartoonist – Pg 3

Cartoonist vs Graphic Designer While in school, some studies touch on the elements and principles of graphic design, and much of this training is presented in theory. There is some study in defining or designing for different target audiences. But no training is directly related to target audiences and illustration styles, that knowledge comes from …

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